Energy Performance Certificates
are a requirement under European legislation
for all rental properties
Energy Performance Certificates

Energy Performance Certificates

Introduction

Since October 2008, all property for rent is required to have an Energy Performance Certificate (commonly referred to as an "EPC").

Background

The EPC is part of a European directive (the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive) to address climate change and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

It considers how the building is heated, the type of fuel used and the way it is built and insulated.

Performance Scale

The EPC grades buildings from A (most energy efficient) to G (least energy efficient) and provides an estimate of current and potential fuel costs, together with recommendations for improving the property's energy performance.

An EPC is valid for 10 years.

Our Service

We undertake EPCs on both residential and commercial properties across greater London.

We are accredited Domestic Energy Assessors (DEA) and authorised to issue EPCs. We also carry full professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

Tax Allowances

There are also tax allowances available to Landlords who make energy efficiency improvements to their properties, also known as the Landlords Energy Savings Allowance.